Boy Meets Ant

© Robert Ganz

Boy Meets Ant

Dawn Balaban Student 6/23/2003 8:23:08 AM

Great Shot. I love how you kind of feel for the aunt. The baby looks like a Giant conpared to him. You almost see him shaking with fear. Love your work cropping.

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Carolyn M. Fletcher

This is great! What a shot!! #124218

Brinn MacDougall

Wonderful work! The warm tones and subject matter is just priceless.. #124225

Ronald Balthazor

Excellent! Very nicely done with a great opportunity! #124226

Phyllis Stewart

Great shot! I love it! What a keepsake for him when he gets older - wonder what profession he will take up - biology? or exterminator?
Phyllis #124262

Robert Ganz

The ant survived the encounter quite happily. I am always looking at bugs with my boys...they know Dad likes to take bug macros. Evan found this ant, and I quickly took the shot.

Thanks for the comments.

Robert #124275

Mette Vendelboe Allison

I believe you might have a winner shot here! It is so unique, cool, warm, well composed - just great! Good luck! #124310

Sharon E. Lowe

Great shot! Love it! #124315

Murry Grigsby

Great catch, Robert. The design, colors and light a excellent. But the pointed finger and the scale of the ant are really outstanding. I think Metter is right we'll see this one in the finals :0) #124375

David Taylor

Good catch! Winner. #124389

Evy Johansen

Wow, this is a great shot! I love it! A winner in my book! #124604

Jill Battaglia

Excellent!!! :-) #124775

Kathleen Clemons 7/7/2003 3:30:13 AM

This is simply wonderful! Congratulations!! #134985

Murry Grigsby 7/7/2003 5:55:40 AM

Congrats, Robert! #135374

America B 7/7/2003 4:09:12 PM

Robert, I have to say that I hope this is Grand PRize. An AWESOME shot! Many congrats! #136277

Piper Lehman 7/7/2003 4:53:39 PM

I agree with America. This is grand prize material, for sure. Good luck in the finals, and congrats on a great catch. #136330

LJ Corliss 7/7/2003 5:12:27 PM

Congrats to you :) #136373

Chad S. Tucker 7/7/2003 7:18:12 PM

WOW!!!! You must have moved fast for this shot. Great job!!! #136753

Susana Matos 7/8/2003 2:30:37 AM

GREAT photo, congratulations, Cheers from Portugal #137033

Cheryl Meisel 7/8/2003 4:56:47 AM

Super COOL! Congrats! cheryl #137227

Tony Gough 7/8/2003 6:26:06 AM

Congratulations Robert, this is a great portrait. Having kids myself I know how tricky it can be to get them to be still long enough for you to focus on. #137369

Many Feathers 7/8/2003 6:27:30 AM

Just thought I'd add my congrats here. I believe you may have a grand prize winner too. Wow! What a great image!


MF #137372

Mette Vendelboe Allison 7/8/2003 8:20:45 AM

Congrats! I also think this will be the grand prize winner. It really stands out! I love it! #137486

Robert Ganz 7/8/2003 9:23:34 AM

I am stunned by these wonderful comments!

Unfortunately I am on the road, so don't have time to see all the other finalists, but I am sure that they are wonderful as usual.

Kindest regards, and thanks

Robert #137544

zcaley 7/8/2003 4:31:20 PM

Sweet touching and well done. Congratulations and good luck! #137960

Connie L. Carpenter 7/8/2003 7:39:19 PM

Gee. that's a great image... congratulations on this fine work and also for teaching your children about the value of ALL life. It's really quite a powerful image. #138037

Robert Mann 7/8/2003 10:55:17 PM

Me, too! What they all said! WONDERFUL! Congrats on your finalist selection and good luck! RoB #138090

Evy Johansen 7/8/2003 11:01:55 PM

I knew..... Congratulations, Robert and good luck! #138100

Barbara K. 7/11/2003 7:57:29 AM

This one is a winner! Congrats Robert! #140111

America B 7/14/2003 4:25:48 PM

Congrats on 1st place!! #142166

Gabriela Cunha 7/14/2003 4:45:08 PM

congratulations!
gy #142211

Serena Pierce 7/14/2003 4:46:41 PM

Great shot Robert, Congratulations!! #142216

Dolores Neilson 7/14/2003 4:59:29 PM

Well deserved first place, Robert!! I love this...reflective of the curiosity of a child! #142246

Robert Mann 7/14/2003 5:12:58 PM

Congrats, Robert, on your first place! RoB #142294

Claudia Kuhn 7/14/2003 5:36:39 PM

Super picture! Congratulations on your win!!! #142340

Chad S. Tucker 7/14/2003 6:09:23 PM

Great job !!!! Congrats on 1st place #142362

Patrick Campbell 7/14/2003 6:30:39 PM

Congrats on your big win Robert! Excellent work as always.....Pat #142390

Betsy Drew 7/14/2003 7:04:11 PM

This was defintiely first place! This was the ONE photo I shared with my husband who sits next to me on the couch as I sit here with my laptop at night. He loved it too--that says a lot! #142414

Maral Urkumyan 7/14/2003 7:25:14 PM

Congratulations! I love the way you captured your son's curiosity. What I love most is the way the ant seems to be looking back up at him! #142432

Evy Johansen 7/14/2003 7:29:44 PM

Good to se this wonderful photo again! Congratulations on your well deserved first place win! #142444

Connie L. Carpenter 7/14/2003 7:42:21 PM

Wonderful!! I am glad to see this is a first place winner... fantastic image. #142464

Cathy Shotz 7/14/2003 8:01:11 PM

I had no doubt that this wonderful photo would be a first place winner. Congratulations. #142489

Mette Vendelboe Allison 7/15/2003 1:48:07 AM

Congrats- SOOO deserved:-) #142629

Faithan 7/15/2003 1:50:57 AM

This is a wonderfully incredible photo, both in subject and composition. It certainly was a clear winner! Congrats ! #142632

Karen Seargeant 7/15/2003 3:05:45 AM

EXCELLANT! Great capture. Congrats! #142697

Tony Gough 7/15/2003 3:50:01 AM

Congrats Robert, I had a very strong feeling this pic would win. #142732

Hedda Bjerén 7/15/2003 5:42:07 AM

WOW! What a wonderful picture!

Hedda:) #142828

Darren Alexander 7/15/2003 5:37:20 PM

Really cool photo! Congratulations!

Kinda looks like the boy is giving directions to the picnic basket. ;-) #143239

Monika Sapek 7/15/2003 7:08:19 PM

Simply wonderful photo, Robert! Many congratulations on your great win!
Monika
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Leah Marshall 7/16/2003 6:56:48 AM

INCREDIBLE! LOVE IT! #143678

Gary W. Lake 7/16/2003 10:53:18 AM

What a great shot - another one that I missed during the month. Belated congrats! #143859

Michael S. McCook 7/17/2003 10:16:09 AM

This is a wonderful shot. This is just what a photo is meant to do...tell a story. Great image and congratulations on the win. #144552

Murry Grigsby 7/17/2003 1:07:30 PM

Congratulations of your win, Robert. This was my personal favorite for June. It is a perfect kid image!! #144606

Marija Milovanovic Maksimovic 7/18/2003 4:26:41 PM

Unique and wonderful. Congrats on your win, Robert! #145544

Bev Nelson 7/21/2003 1:42:04 AM

Bonjour Robert! Congrats!

Evan's curiosity of the ant prevails!

#147122

Mukta Kulkarni 7/25/2003 11:49:47 AM

the snap is cool I really donno wat to say!
there is real sensitivity and great observation and creativity all seen together!
hey! would u help me b'come a gr8 photographer like urself! #150191

rudy w. cooper 8/1/2003 9:03:28 PM

Dam, which I could have taken that ! Great, great shot Robert !

rudy #155230

Katleen R. Struckle 8/12/2003 9:24:55 PM

Congrats. Robert! I love the warm tones. What a wonderful picture. Kathy Struckle #164412

Damian P. Gadal 8/15/2003 7:19:08 AM

Great shot - Congrats! #167507

America B 1/20/2004 3:05:49 PM

I just new this image was a "GRAND PRIZE WINNER" !! BIG congrats to you Robert on your BIG win in POPphoto. This is such a wonderful image and deserves all the awards! Again, many congrats! #341593

Patrick Campbell 1/20/2004 7:43:06 PM

Congrats on the Pop Photo win, Robert! Somebody I "know" won this time! I figure if we are industrious and lucky, we each get a handful of photos this great in a lifetime. :-) #341752

Carolyn J. Connolly 7/4/2004 1:46:38 PM

I just now saw this wonderful shot of yours featured on the contest page Robert, and HAD to make a comment! Not much more I can add to what has already been said really - just a beautiful image, and your First Place win with it was thoroughly deserved!! Very well done indeed... #631040

Jim Miotke 7/30/2004 5:12:53 PM

Yes, a big congratulations to you on getting this published in Popular Photography magazine, RObert. Way to go! It is well-deserved. I love this photo!

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Murry Grigsby 7/30/2004 7:21:30 PM

Congrats again Robert on the success of this wonderful childhood image!! #678053

Diane Dupuis-Kallos 9/27/2005 3:48:01 AM

Just perfect!!! #1889796

Audra E. McKean 11/14/2005 5:29:33 PM

WOW. #2076169

Sarah E. Shea 11/17/2005 12:33:45 PM

This is an amazing picture! All I can say is wow.
Peace and love #2088312

David Taylor 11/17/2005 7:00:42 PM

Robert,

The fact that you are receiving responses 2 1/2 years(!) after posting your photo speaks volumes about how people are effected by this wonderful image. Much success. #2089147

Tonya R. Boles 6/20/2006 10:39:43 AM

This is a great capture... #2920948

Lavone Vannoy 7/9/2006 8:41:35 PM

L*O*V*E this!!! You should get a huge prize for this award winning capture!!! Once-in-a-lifetime shot, congrats Robert!!! #3005822

Kristen L. Grady 11/16/2006 4:53:15 PM

Incredible! WoW #3595854

Vikram Jamwal 7/29/2007 7:27:06 AM

This shot is a joy - simple and beautiful! #4574375

Laura E. Swan 6/7/2009 12:59:16 AM

FAN-TASTIC CAPTURE! (HUGE SMILE HERE!)

BIG CONGRATS! Wonderful job, Robert!

-Laura Swan #7604448

PATRICIA A. CASEY 10/23/2011 5:54:33 AM

I arrived at the end of your portfolio....Beautiful work! I love the image and the title...simple yet oh so lovely! Cheers, Robert =^..^= #9756264

Cable Phillips 8/24/2014 8:27:56 PM

Hard to get a re-take on that one :) Great shot. #11115553

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Canon 50mm 1.4, about 1/125 f4, Montreal late afternoon light off the hardwood floor. 50% crop. Cloned out some white from kitchen stove on extreme right.

Uploaded on 6/23/2003 8:19:10 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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